About Aurum

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What we do

Aurum is a hedge fund investment specialist focused solely on selecting and managing portfolios of hedge funds. Our portfolios are designed to grow and protect our clients’ capital, while providing consistent and diversified returns.
We have delivered results to clients with five clear investment needs.

Real inflation adjusted returns

Low volatility of returns

Capital protection during turbulent market conditions

Low correlation to equities and bonds

High consistency of positive performance
Investing our clients’ capital alongside our own since 1994 across multiple market cycles. Aurum has always remained independent and this ensures that we remain free to invest in accordance with our conviction, and every decision we make is made in the best interest of our clients. We understand the difficulties markets can present investors with and the negative impact of downside volatility on long-term returns.

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Monthly hedge fund performance review – April 2022

19/05/2022

Hedge fund performance was mixed in April with slightly wider dispersion than in March. Strategies with a higher beta to equities remained weaker than…

Aurum’s quarterly review – Q1 2022

26/04/2022

All of Aurum’s managed funds and bespoke accounts delivered positive returns in the first quarter of 2022. Performance for Aurum’s commingled fund…

Monthly hedge fund performance review – March 2022

20/04/2022

Hedge fund performance was generally positive in March; dispersion was slightly wider than in February. Strategies with a higher beta to equities remained…

Three top tips for designing an employee volunteering programme

08/04/2022

Emily Forsyth-Davies, Head of ESG, Aurum Research Limited, has recently revamped the Aurum Group’s UK employee volunteering offering. These are her three…

Monthly hedge fund performance review – February 2022

22/03/2022

Hedge fund performance was mixed in February; dispersion was tighter and losses were less severe than in January. Strategies with a higher beta to equities…

Event deep dive – Jan 22

07/03/2022

Event driven funds generated an average return of +9.1% in the 12 months to January 2022. AUM has grown by $28.5bn, 76% of this growth was driven by performance….

Monthly hedge fund performance review – January 2022

21/02/2022

Most hedge fund strategies finished 2021 with positive performance in December, with slightly tighter dispersion than was observed in November. Strategies…

Does structure matter? Hedge funds v Alternative UCITS

15/02/2022

Since their inception in 2007[1], alternative UCITS, a.k.a. alt UCITS, liquid alternatives, or UCITS hedge funds have been popular with…

Aurum’s quarterly review – Q4 2021

27/01/2022

All of Aurum’s managed funds and bespoke accounts delivered positive returns in the fourth quarter of 2021. Performance for Aurum’s commingled funds…

Monthly hedge fund performance review – December 2021

25/01/2022

Most hedge fund strategies finished 2021 with positive performance in December, with slightly tighter dispersion than was observed in November. Strategies…

2021 hedge fund industry deep dive

21/01/2022

A combination of positive performance and marginal net inflows saw industry assets grow over the year by just over $243bn. From a growth perspective,…

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